Beds

Safe Place Bedding
Portable, inflatable beds provide a safe sleeping solution for special needs loved ones at home or away. 

Washabelle
Washable mattress made of non-synthetic material. (Most mattress pads are made from synthetic materials that can raise the body temperature.)

The Safety Sleeper
The tent-like structure is durable, portable and lightweight (under 25 lb.) with additional safety features such as zipper locking mechanisms, enclosed mattress to protect against entrapment, fire retardant material, stabilizing straps to prevent tipping, and frame pads.

Cyr Designs, LLC
The Courtney Bed is an alternative to a standard hospital bed and is designed for children with cerebral palsy, Autism, Down Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome or mental retardation.

Enclosed Crib/Bed Design
Enclosed bed for a growing child with a gate at the end allow parents easy access without a “cage” feel or look. Contact Bill Bonnell at wtbonnell@yahoo.com or The Cutolo’s at jjcutolo14@verizon.net.

Ready, Set, Bloom, LLC
The Nickel Bed Tents are designed to fit standard twin-sized mattresses. The mattress fits inside the base of the tent and helps keep children with disabilities from leaving their bed throughout the night.

Olivers Bed
Available in the UK only.  Designed and build by a cabinet maker and AS parent. Email: Info@oliversbed.co.uk

 

Meal Time

Low glycemic index treatment for seizures in Angelman syndrome
Article published in Epilepsia about low glycemic index treatment (LGIT) about a study of six individuals on the LGIT diet and it’s findings.

ez pz Less Mess Happy Mats
It’s a mat and placemat in one, which means that it captures all of your kids’ messes. Plus, due to the unique design and silicone construction, the mat self-seals to the table, so no more tipped bowls or plates.

HipperBib
The Hipperbib doesn’t look like a bib, it’s a drool bib, is reversible, has secure snaps, & has a middle liner that won’t let liquids soak through clothing.

Mum2Mum
We couldn’t find a decent bib, so we designed our own – the super-absorbent Wonder Bib. It’s the mess-proof, must-have for parents everywhere. You will love the quality, practicality and super-cool look of these bibs and accessories.

 

Diapers and Toilet Training

SOSecure Containment Swim Brief
Made by by Discovery Trekking Outfitters. An effective and discreet unisex swimming undergarment for adults and teens.

Diapers.com
Shop by brand, size and type of diaper. Also find related products like mattress pads and wipes.

Applying Structured Teaching Principles to Toilet Training
How to create structure and routine to toilet training for a child with Autism – an article by Susan Boswell and Debbie Gray through the University of North Carolina TEACCH® Autism Program.

 

Books

Neil and the Dolphin Adventurepurchase on Amazon
Neil and the Cruise Ship Adventurepurchase on Amazon
Neil’s life and adventures book series teaches kindness and empathy while giving the young reader the opportunity to enjoy an adventure story with lots of colorful illustrations and easy to read text. 

Author Isabella Orellana, graciously donates a portion of the proceeds from the books to the ASF.

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis: An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals – can be purchased on Amazon

Jade and the Walking Stick – can be purchased at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Inspired by the story of a young girl with Angelman Syndrome, Jade and the Walking Stick is a fantastical tale of a special needs child coping with the challenges in her life.

In the Company of Angels by Pam Lyman (Angel Mom) – can be purchased on Amazon.
A compilation of stories and poems on AS, by those who know it best.

Angels & Idols by Regie Hamm (Angel Dad) – can be purchased on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
As a hit artist, producer, and songwriter, Regie was familiar with the drama of the press, the endless nights in the studio, and the uncertainty of his next paycheck. But nothing would prepare him for the drama of a rural Chinese hospital, the endless nights of raising an insomniac baby, or the uncertainty of her condition.

Wrestling with an Angel by Greg Lucas – Can be purchased on Amazon.
A Story of Love, Disability and the Lessons of Grace

Views from our Shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs – can be purchased onAmazon.
Forty-five siblings, ages 4 – 18, share their experiences as the brother or sister of someone with a disability.

An Angel Among Us by Lee Springgate – can be purchased on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
This is the story of one family’s 35 year experience with a profound developmental disability. This extraordinary journey has changed their view of the world, rearranged priorities and transformed their lives.

 

Clothing and Pajamas

Pajama City
Find adult size footed pajamas.

Jumpin Jammerz
Find adult size footed pajamas.

Little Keeper Sleepers
A sleeper that is easy for caregivers to get on and off, but not one the children can get out of. Children stay warm at night and ensure no mess to clean in their beds in the middle of the night or come morning.

 

Special Needs Safety

Project Lifesaver
Citizens enrolled in Project Lifesaver wear a small personal transmitter around the wrist or ankle that emits an individualized tracking signal. If an enrolled client goes missing, the caregiver notifies their local Project Lifesaver agency, and a trained emergency team responds to the wanderer’s area. Recovery times for PLI clients average 30 minutes — 95% less time than standard operations.

AngelSense
GPS tracking and voice monitoring products with alerts, maps, listen-in capabilities and more.

Angel Care Monitor
Monitors with features like under-the-mattress movement sensor pad, infrared camera (day & night vision), 2-way talk-back, Wi-Fi internet communication and more.

Houdini Stop
Chest Strap that prevents your child from taking their arms out of their harnessing.

Find sleep monitors for seizures, in Seizure Resources.

 

Special Needs Toys

Triad Theraplay
TRIAID is the manufacturer and supplier of special needs equipment for children, specializing in special needs tricycles and handcycles.

AblePlayTM
AblePlay’s independent toy reviews and detailed information help you get “beyond the box” to understand each toy’s unique features, creative ways each toy can be used with children with special needs and skills that will be enhanced as a result.

TFH Special Needs Toys
TFH Special Needs Toys present a line of carefully selected Special Needs Toys designed to help you or those in your care enjoy life, and achieve more.

FlagHouse
Flaghouse is a global supplier of physical education equipment and products, equipment and programs to both physical education and recreation professionals, as well as professionals who deal with children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.

Online Stores for Sensory and Adaptive Toys
Following is a list from the ASF Education Webinar with Lizzie Sordia on Products and Services

Fat Brain Toys
Warner’s Corner Toys
Different Roads to Learning
eSpecial Needs
Fun and Function
Playability Toys
Chewy Tubes
SentioChews
Beyond Play
Special Needs Toys
Adaptive Mall
Sensory Goods
Child Therapy Toys
Oompa.com
Talk Tools – sensory tools

 

Sensory Toys on Google Express 
Google Express is a delivery service powered by Google where you can shop from stores like Walmart, Target, Costco, Walgreens, PetSmart, and more

The Ultimate Amazon Special Needs Shop by Angelman Today
A collection of Special Needs toys compiled by Angelman Today.  When you make a purchase form the collection, your purchase supports Angelman Today. 

 

Supplements

Natural Vitality, Natural Calm Magnesium supplement
Natural supplement that offers stress relief and health benefits by restoring a healthy magnesium level and balancing your calcium intake.

 

Custom Made Weighted Products

Stitches by Anne
Stitches by Anne makes quality weighted blankets, lap pads, vests, hats, shoulder wraps, bibs (baby to adult), cooling vests, and Animals “Critters” (to drape around your neck) at very affordable prices. Weighted products provide deep pressure touch stimulation providing a naturally calming effect.

 

Orthopedics

Ablegaitor LLC
Ablegaitor provides a unique collection of attractive orthopedic footwear created to. Designed by an orthopedic doctor the Komfo Active shoes can be used as an alternative to braces. They are the best option for children unable to wear orthotics. The Memo collection has been designed as diagnostic and corrective footwear for children.